Bassie Jane Harlan

12 December 1893–29 September 1976 (Age 82)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Bassie Jane

When Bassie Jane Harlan was born on 12 December 1893, in Kentucky, United States, her father, William H Harlan, was 47 and her mother, Mary Matilda Carter, was 33. She had at least 2 sons with Cecil B Hall. She lived in Magisterial District 6 West Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States for about 20 years. She died on 29 September 1976, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States.

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Cecil B Hall
Bassie Jane Harlan
William Frank Hall
Leroy Hall

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    William H Harlan


    Mary Matilda Carter




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 7

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish (of English origin): altered form of Harland 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Bassie Hall in household of Cecil B Hall, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bassie J Hall in household of Cecil B Hall, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bossie Harlan in household of Mary Harlan, "United States Census, 1910"

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